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About Lost City Arts

Established in 1982 by owner James Elkind, Lost City Arts is recognized as a leading source of 20th century design and fine arts. The gallery specializes in collections of post-war American craft furniture with an emphasis on works by Harry Bertoia.

Lost City Arts

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Featured Pieces

Hans Wegner Teak Valet Chair by Johannes Hansen for Knoll, Denmark, 1960s
By Hans J. Wegner
Located in New York, NY
Wegner's iconic valet chair takes his abilities in design, scaling, proportion and craftsmanship to their limits. Expert carving and joinery highlight the idiosyncratic nature of the...
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Chairs

Materials

Brass

George Nakashima Free Edge Black Walnut Hanging Wall Cabinet, USA, 1965
By George Nakashima
Located in New York, NY
An outstanding example of Nakashima's distinctive hanging cabinets. It has an uncommon interior with several drawers as well as adjustable shelving. It's size alone is quite impressi...
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Vintage 1960s American Cabinets

Materials

Grasscloth, Walnut

Warren Platner Glass and Chrome Side Table for Knoll, USA, 1970s
By Warren Platner
Located in New York, NY
Part of the Platner collection by Knoll in 1962. The side table well demonstrates Platner's industrial materials married with the graceful organic design.
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Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables

Materials

Chrome

Angelo Lelli "Mirage" Flush Ceiling Light for Arredoluce, Italy, 1960s
By Angelo Lelii
Located in New York, NY
A classic midcentury design by one of the great lighting designers. Acquired from the leftover inventory of the owner of a lighting store in the 1960s.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Flush Mount

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Steel, Chrome

Nell Blaine Black and White Ink Drawing on Paper, USA, 1940s
By Nell Blaine
Located in New York, NY
During her first years in New York Blaine's work, which had previously been tightly realist, turned abstract, inspired by Mondrian, Leger and Jean Helion. At one time she was the you...
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Vintage 1940s American Drawings

Materials

Paper

Bent Sorensen Colorful Abstract Painting on Board, Denmark, 1990s
By Bent Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
Bent Sorensen is best known as a sculptor, but he started out as a painter. He met the group of Danish and international artists connected to the Galerie Denise René in Paris, circa ...
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1990s Danish Paintings

Materials

Wood

Bent Sorensen Bronze Abstract Sculpture, Denmark, 1970s
By Bent Sørensen
Located in New York, NY
Bent Sørensen is best known as a sculptor but started out as a painter. Around 1948 he met the group of Danish and international artists connected to the Galerie Denise René in Paris...
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Vintage 1970s Danish Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

"Paradiset" Sofa by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist, Sweden 1950s
By Nordiska Kompaniet, Kerstin Horlin Holmquist
Located in New York, NY
"Paradiset" three-seat sofa designed by Kerstin Hörlin-Holmquist for Nordiska Kompagniet, NK, Sweden boasts an elegant and organic line, a strong feature of Swedish modern design. Wh...
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Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Sofas

Materials

Fabric, Beech

Hardrill & Horstmann Counterpoise Articulating Desk Lamp, England, 1950s
By Hadrill & Horstman
Located in New York, NY
An early version of the articulating desk lamp with the additional appeal of the attractive and functional counter balance.
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Vintage 1950s English Table Lamps

Materials

Aluminum, Chrome

Neal Small Plastic and Chrome Area Lamp, USA, 1966
By Neal Small
Located in New York, NY
Self taught designer and early plastics pioneer, Neal Small was dubbed as the “Prince of Plastics” by the New York Times. Small led a craze in the late 1960s for sculptural lighting ...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps

Materials

Chrome

Sally Michel Avery Signed Oil on Canvas "Grazing Horses", 1989
By Sally Michel-Avery
Located in New York, NY
The close working relationship between Milton and Sally Avery (1902-2003) resulted in an "Avery Style" with it's highly abstracted figures, flattened forms and vivid colors. Michel's...
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Vintage 1980s American Paintings

Materials

Canvas

Harry Bertoia Maquette for the Fountain at the Philadelphia Civic Center, 1967
By Harry Bertoia
Located in New York, NY
The actual fountain stood outside the Philadelphia Civic Center until 2000 when it was removed and kept in storage. It was recently acquired by the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hi...
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Vintage 1960s American Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

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